On Nov. 5th, Please VOTE
A.G. Howell for DA

Attorney A.G. Howell is a highly skilled, experienced criminal trial lawyer running for Wayne County District Attorney in the General Election on Nov. 5. A lifelong Republican, Howell is facing Democrat Pat Robinson, who was appointed Interim District Attorney after former DA Janine Edwards was elected Judge of the Court of Common Pleas.

On May 21st, Please VOTE
A.G. Howell for DA

Attorney A.G. Howell is a highly skilled, experienced criminal trial lawyer running for the Republican nomination for Wayne County District Attorney in the May 21st Primary Election.


A.G. Howell, a lifelong Republican, is ready to serve as our next District Attorney on day one. He has more than 20 years of experience, handling every type of case from homicides to drug trafficking, sex crimes,  burglaries, thefts, assaults and DUIs. He served four years as a prosecutor in the Wayne County District Attorney’s Office, more than a decade as a Wayne County Public Defender, and has handled criminal cases throughout his two decades in private practice.

Howell also served as Associate Solicitor for Wayne County Children & Youth Services where he fought for the rights and safety of abused and at-risk children and teens. He is a past solicitor for the Victims’ Intervention Program.


A native and lifelong resident of Honesdale, Howell, 47, is a third-generation attorney in the firm founded in 1935 by his grandfather, A. Emerson Howell, where he practices with his father, Fred, a well-known community leader. Howell is very active in the community, having served on Honesdale Borough Council and numerous boards, including Wayne Memorial Hospital, the YMCA, the Honesdale Jaycees and Honesdale Biddy Basketball. He coaches youth baseball, soccer and basketball.



Addressing the Opioid Crisis

If elected, Howell plans to implement a comprehensive strategy to address the opioid crisis, including aggressive law enforcement, a diversionary program for first-time offenders, a coalition of all stakeholder groups, and education programs at all grade levels to teach schoolchildren about the dangers of opioid drugs, particularly prescription pills.

Keeping Wayne County Schools Safe

If elected, Howell plans to form a coalition with school leaders, municipal and state police to make sure all Wayne County schools continue to be safe, and open the lines of communication to alert law enforcement to potential threats before they turn into tragedies.

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